Thailand

Dining goes digital for Thailand's street food vendors

BANGKOK - Bangkok's famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be …

South-east Asia

Recovery a “rollercoaster” for B.C. man injured in Thailand - Surrey Now-Leader

Almost a year after a motorcycle crash during a vacation in Thailand landed him in hospital with serious head injuries, Zsombor Toth is aware of his …

South-east Asia

Breaking news : Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island of Bali fled Wednesday as fears grow that it could erupt for the …

Mount Agung

The secret of Thailand's biggest female clergy

The clergy prohibits female ordination. That does not stop the Nirotharam Monastery in Chiang Mai from being the country's biggest community of …

Religion

Thailand arrests woman wanted over deadly 2015 bombing at shrine

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested a woman wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people, 14 of them foreign tourists.<p>The blast at a central Bangkok shrine popular with visitors from China and elsewhere in Asia raised fears of a spillover of …

News

Chinese tour operator arrested with fake Thai ID

Police arrested a Chinese woman accused of illegally holding the Thai ID card of an ethnic Lahu woman and operating tour services in Bangkok. They …

Crime

Malaysian Army arrests Uighur escapee from Thailand

Malaysian authorities have arrested a Uighur Muslim man from China who was part of a group who made a dramatic escape from an immigration detention …

South-east Asia

Thailand Arrests Female Suspect in Deadly 2015 Erawan Bombing

A Thai female suspect in a bombing that killed 20 people at Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine in 2015 was arrested on Wednesday as she arrived in Thailand from …

Terrorism

Thailand launches of The MICHELIN Guide Bangkok 2018. : Thursday, 23rd November 2017

On December 6th 2017, two back-to-back events in Bangkok will mark a highly anticipated milestone in Thailand’s gastronomic history when the …

Asia Travel

First Thai suspect in Erawan shrine bombing detained

A Thai woman suspected of facilitating the 2015 Erawan Shrine bombing, the deadliest attack in Bangkok, returned to Thailand and was taken into …

South-east Asia

Pope's Asia tour stirs fond memories for Thai-based cousin

Nakhon Pathom, Thailand - From the courtyard of a Catholic girls' school outside Bangkok, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori is eagerly awaiting a visit to the …

Christianity

Seat removal in Bangkok's metro sparks debates - Xinhua

BANGKOK, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- One of Bangkok's metro operators has been warned to make prior notice to the public before removing seats from its …

News (China)

Nigeria to Get Enough Rice As Import From Thailand Drops

Abuja — The Federal government yesterday reassured Nigerians that the country was getting closer to self-sufficiency in rice production.<p>Addressing a …

Nigeria

Musings and Such

Once again we have been shy with the posts, just a few here and there.<p>As we head towards the Thanksgiving weekend, I thought I would share an update …

Rosé

Thai Oct exports up 13.1 pct y/y, beats forecast

BANGKOK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Thailand's customs-cleared annual exports rose for an eighth straight month in October, slightly more than expected, as …

Economy

Esso Thailand Public Co Ltd. ADR 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Esso Thailand Public Co Ltd. ADR in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.<p>113<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Amari Watergate Bangkok Hotel - Central Cool

Amari Watergate Bangkok is located in the Pathumwan neighborhood in Bangkok. It is right in the heart of the famous shopping malls of Bangkok, like …

Hotels

Mansion Global Daily: Eurozone Optimism, Thailand Courts Foreign Investors, and More

Mansion Global’s daily round-up of the latest luxury real estate news from around the world<p><a …

Real Estate

M'sia working closely with Thailand to track down 15 Uighur fugitives

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will assist its Thai counterparts in tracking down 15 Uighur Muslims who escaped an immigration detention centre in Sadao on …

South-east Asia

BTS' Best Dance Moves Over the Years

The seven members each contribute unique strengths to the group's colorful canon of choreography.<p>BTS made a big impression on American audiences on …

BTS

Mobile payments, IoT loom as top tech trends for 2018 - The Nation

Thanachart Numnonda, executive director of the IMC Institute, said these sectors headed a list of eight technology trends that businesses are …

Mobile

Journey To Chiang Mai Thailand

<b>Journey To Chiang Mai Thailand</b><p><b>Time To Kick The Tires & Light The Fires!</b><p><b>It’s that time again – time to hit the road.</b><p><b>Or, as my favorite pilot saying</b> …

South-east Asia

One perfect night (& day) in Bangkok.

AM: I love a guided tour if it is well done, especially if said tour will feed me. HiveSters hits the brief perfectly because the founders, sisters …

South-east Asia

Transgender women find work on Thailand's streets

In one Thailand city, 75% of transgender women work in the sex trade and one woman explains that it's not always by choice. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Justice

Thai Spicy Baked Turkey

Thai spicy baked turkey is a great recipe to take the monotony and awkwardness out of the holidays and get-togethers. Doing something different …

Thai Food

Bangkok removes seats on MRT train in trial to reduce overcrowding

BANGKOK: Bangkok's train operator has launched a trial to remove seats from the middle carriages of its trains to allow more space for commuters …

Trains

Elephant Nature Park: Chiang Mai's most responsible animal sanctuary

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok might be the most-visited city in the world , but it's far from the only draw in Thailand .<p>Beyond the amazing food, glittering temples and famously friendly culture, the country has yet another precious commodity: its elephants.<p>And at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and …

Wildlife

Digital Nomad Life in Canggu – Our Time in Bali

It has been a while since we wrote a life-update here on Goats On The Road and I figured now was a good time to do so. If you’ve been following the …

Inspiration

A Moveable Feast

Inside a 19-day, around-the-world tasting tour on the Four Seasons private jet, organized by Noma's René Redzepi.<p>“Is this some kind of cult?” a six-foot Texan, whose taste clearly leaned more to home-state barbecue, asked with a skeptical look. It was the penultimate day of the Four Seasons Private …

Travel

Thailand seeks to prosecute ousted PM Thaksin in absentia in two graft cases

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra for graft under a law that allows politicians to be tried in absentia, an official said on Tuesday, months after Thaksin's sister was sentenced to jail in her absence.<p>Thailand is divided broadly between …

World News